Open for Registration: IMEX Frankfurt Association Day – AMC Focused Education Session

5th Mar, 2019

AMC Institute is partnering with IMEX once again to provide exclusive association management focused education on IMEX Association Day (Monday, May 20th2019, 10 am – 12:30 pm). There will be two sessions by led industry thought leaders to facilitate the transfer of knowledge based on their years of experience working in the association management company industry.

“Rush for Relevance in a World of Change” by Jean-Paul “JP” Guilbault - (10 am – 11:15 am)

Bill Gates once observed that “most people tend to overestimate the rate of change that will occur on a 2-year basis, and underestimate the rate of change that will occur over 10-years.” As the pace of commoditisation accelerates, you must find ways to maintain relevance in the minds of your association clients, employees, partners and shareholders. If yesterday was about growth, tomorrow is about growing faster than you did the day before, and doing so in a much more complex and dynamic world. What if you could cast your mind forward 10 years, and separate myth from reality, and have greater confidence in today’s decisions? 

This inspiring and interactive case-study driven session will: 

• Elevate your perspective on the future of work and experiential learning, networking, and the role technology will play in the advancement of productivity, and business models.
• Explore the changing nature of leadership, and learn what real people and organisations are doing to differentiate and succeed. 

About JP: A techy at heart, JP has more than 20 years of leadership in the world of technology and currently leads Community Brands as CEO. He is a master at leveraging technology to grow organisations, spur positive change and simplify how we connect, engage, learn and work.

“Impact of EU 2019 Elections on Associations” by Grégoire Poisson - (11:15 am – 12:30 pm)

May 2019 will not only see a reshuffle of key Members of the European Parliament (MEPs), an institution growing in status and legislative power but also a new European Commission, under a new President and with a new 5-year programme that will influence every sector and business. Now is a good time for AMCs and the associations you manage to review your advocacy strategy, channels of communication, tools and approaches. Come hear how can you get a foot in the door early to explain what you do, why you’re relevant to policymakers and perhaps, most importantly, what you can do to help meet their new political agenda. 

About Grégoire: Grégoire is the managing partner European Union (EU) at Interel, and the EMEA Leader of Interel’s Global Partnership. Grégoire is a seasoned public affairs and communications professional with over 20 years’ experience. Under his watch, Interel has won several awards including the best EU Consultancy of the year in 2017 and in 2018. He received the EU Best Consultant Award in 2018.

This opportunity is only open to AMC employees and association executives. If you are attending IMEX Frankfurt (20th– 23rdMay, at Congress Centre Messe Frankfurt) and would like to attend this educational session, click here to register.

Registration is free.

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